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Charlotte East


Sara is a London based Theatre and Film Director making work with a political drive.

Her work interrogates the racial and gendered structures around us in order to imagine a better future, with a particular focus on incorporating live music. 

Sara has directed and assisted as venues such as The Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol Old Vic, Donmar Warehouse, Gate Theatre, Royal & Derngate.

Sara is the current Resident Assistant Director at the Donmar Warehouse and Associate Director at the Watermill Theatre. 

She is one of the directors of Diversity School Initiative, a charity seeking to support and enhance diversity in UK drama schools. 


Bristol Old Vic Theatre School 

King's College London

Awards & Nominations:

Michael Grandage Company Bursary Award 2019

Nominated for the Evening Standard Future Theatre Fund

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